Skip to main content
Chemistry LibreTexts

Addition

  • Page ID
    16574
  • An addition is a reaction in which two reactant molecules react with each other giving one product molecule. A typical addition reaction has the following general equation:

    eg. 1:

    addition2.png

    eg. 2:

    addition3.png

    eg. 3:

    addition4.png

    In an intramolecular addition two functional groups in the same reactant molecule reacts with each other to give one product molecule.

    eg:

    addition5.png